Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. shares a laugh with Council of Economic Advisers Chair Christina Romer before speaking about a quarterly report on the Recovery Act on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

Photo by: Haraz N. Ghanbari

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. shares a laugh with Council of Economic Advisers Chair Christina Romer before speaking about a quarterly report on the Recovery Act on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)